“My times are in Your hands…” – Psalm 31:16 TLV
My times are in Your hands,
Whatever they may be,
dark , or bright,
As best may seem to Thee.
– from sermon by Charles Spurgeon, “In Thy Hand”
Every penny bears the reminder, “In God We Trust” but for Job it was personal.
Job said, ” Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him.” – Job 15:13
Meaning, “Even if He kills me, I will die trusting in Him.” Proof of the trust in God that was rooted in Job.
No matter what. I choose to trust.
Trust in God.
“Faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.”
– Hebrews 11:1
“…Fight the good fight, holding on to faith and a good conscience…”
Ephesians 6:17 and I Timothy 1:18-19
“For you are a holy people to ADONAI your God– from all the peoples on the face of the earth, ADONAI has chosen you to be his treasured people.”
– Deuteronomy 14:2
“Count it all joy… when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance” – James 1:2
“…Boast in suffering — knowing that suffering produces perseverance, and perseverance character, and character hope.” – Romans 5:3-4
“For I consider the sufferings of this present time not worthy to be compared with the coming glory to be revealed in us.” – Romans 8:18
“So then, those who suffer according to God’s will — let them trust their souls to a faithful Creator while continuing to do good.” – 1 Peter 4:19
“After you have suffered awhile, the God of grace– who has called you into His eternal glory in Messiah– will Himself restore, support,strengthen, and establish you.“
-1 Peter 5:10